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LEGAL PROFESSION UNIFORM LAW APPLICATION ACT 2014 - SECT 39

Meetings

    (1)     The following person is to preside at a meeting of the Victorian Legal Services Board

        (a)     the chairperson; or

        (b)     the deputy chairperson if the chairperson is absent; or

        (c)     a member appointed by the members present if both the chairperson and deputy chairperson are absent.

S. 39(2) amended by No. 10/2022 s. 40.

    (2)     The quorum of the Victorian Legal Services Board is a majority of the members for the time being, consisting of at least one non-lawyer member and one lawyer member.

    (3)     A question arising at a meeting is determined by a majority of votes and the person presiding has a deliberative vote and, in the case of an equality of votes, a second or casting vote.

    (4)     The Victorian Legal Services Board must ensure that accurate minutes are kept of its meetings.

    (5)     The Victorian Legal Services Board may permit members to participate in a particular meeting, or all meetings, by telephone, video conference or any other means of communication that does not require the physical presence of each member in the same place.

    (6)     Subject to this Division, the Victorian Legal Services Board may regulate its own procedure.



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